A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Published: 2/17/2017 10:52:59 PM
JV results

Luke McCusker had 16 points to lead the Coe-Brown boys’ JV basketball team to a 42-39 win against Kingswood. Brendan Eaton scored eight for the Bears and Albert Lapelejko added seven.

Hannah Costello scored 12 points to lead the Merrimack Valley girls’ JV basketball team to a 45-33 win in Plymouth. Jadyn Holmes scored six, Haleigh Boutwell added five and Emily Philbrook added four steals to lead MV (9-6).

Dillon McCarthy had 15 points, but the Merrimack Valley boys’ JV basketball team lost to Plymouth, 44-41. Jared Sylvester had seven for MV.

The Hopkinton JV boys’ basketball team beat Hillsboro-Deering, 47-45. Caleb Yianakopolos (eight points), Mike Baer (seven points), Colby Quiet (10 points), Evan Jacobsen (six points, six boards, assist), Yoshi Dobashi (two points, first start) and Jack Vallari (two points, charge) all played well for the Hawks. H-D’s Ben Ketterer scored 20 points, Charles Veitch had 11 and Jack Ferguson added 10.

The Concord girls’ JV basketball team defeated Spaulding, 50-35. Quinn Daniels led the Crimson Tide with 11 points and 15 rebounds. Ashley Nault finished with 10 points and Ky Buccholz chipped in nine points and six steals.

Middle school results

Rundlett’s Katie Watt finished second overall and teammate Julie Deacon was third at a Nordic ski meet at Holderness School. Maggie Cooper, Katherine Kennedy, Mathea Graham, Greta Norton and Abby Goulas also skied well for the Blue Dukes. On the boys’ side, Eben Bragg, Jacob Ryder, Matt Kraus, Liam Gleason and Max Leahy were the top performers for Rundlett, and Eben Misavage from Inter-Lakes finished second overall.

St. Paul’s results

Jaxy Marquez had 18 points to lead the St. Paul’s girls’ basketball team to a 74-63 tournament win against Deerfield Academy.

Tilton results

Terrell Brown had 28 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks to lead the Tilton School boys’ varsity basketball team to a win against Notre Dame prep at the New Hampton Invitational.

Proctor results

Geo Baker had 29 points to lead the Proctor Academy boys’ basketball team to an 87-66 win over Brimmer and May School.

The Proctor girls’ basketball team beat Brewster Academy, 47-31.

UNH results

Jonna Curtis recorded her 100th career point as the University of New Hampshire women’s hockey team beat UConn, 4-1.

Danielle Mulligan earned a victory on the bars for the fifth consecutive week, finishing with a season high-tying 9.900, but the UNH gymnastics team fell to 10-3 with a 195.875-195.075 loss at the University of North Carolina.

Road race

The 11th annual Spring Ahead 5K Road Race will be held on March 11 at NHTI. The race benefits the NHTI cross country teams and starts at 11 a.m. The course is flat and fast. The race includes age group prizes, refreshments and a raffle table. Contact pseagroves@ccsnh.edu for more.

Spring sports signup

Hillsboro-Deering High School will have spring sports sign ups for baseball, softball and track and field on March 6 at 2:15pm.

Girls’ basketball camp

Online registration for the University of New Hampshire women’s basketball team camps is now open. The camps are open to girls in grades 2-9 as of the fall of 2017. Session One will run June 26 - June 30. Session Two will run from July 10-July 14. Both camps are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with registration starting at 8:30 a.m. Monday and camp ending at 2 p.m. on Friday.

Beginning players will receive instruction in basic techniques, rules and sportsmanship. More experienced players will be challenged in skill development and competition opportunities. To register go to unhwildcats.com/camps. For more details contact assistant coach Kelsey Hogan at kelsey.hogan@unh.edu or by calling (603) 862-4059.

Volunteers needed

Concord Babe Ruth League is in need of Board Members including a Treasurer. Contact minerys@comcast.net for information..

Merrimack Valley Youth Baseball & Softball, serving Penacook, Boscawen, Webster, Salisbury and Andover, is seeking volunteers for the coming year, including several board positions. Please contact Chris Drew at 568-2358 or sully0923@yahoo.com for more information.

Players needed

14U Plex softball team is looking for two more girls to round out its roster. The team is coached by Stacy Seidner and Jen Boyden. Stacy and Jen both played and coached at the collegiate level and are looking for girls trying to improve their skills, game strategy and overall strength and conditioning. Contact Stacy Seidner at sseid4444@gmail.com.

NH Comets USA/ASA Junior Olympic 12U team is looking for a couple of competitive softball players to fill its roster for the 2017 spring/summer season. Players must be born in 2004 or 2005. Winter workouts run from November to April. Contact John Carignan at 834-0560 or jcarignan@wilsonfive.com.

U16 ASA Junior Olympic New England Fusion Golf softball team is looking to finalize its roster with an experienced catcher and corner infielder. If interested, contact Mike Bernier at 513-8018 or at michael.bernier@myfairpoint.net.

NH Lightning 18U Black softball team has a few open spots for the 2017 season. If interested in a private tryout, or have any questions about team and program, please email to scb7201@gmail.com or call 344-7201. Open tryout schedule can be found at nhlightning.org.

New Hampshire Comets are looking for a few 10U players for the 2017 season. Call 856-5840.

NH Lightning U14 Blue team is looking for players for the 2017 season. Email Coach Ted Merrow at themerrows@comcast.net for a private tryout.

Nor’Easter Softball Club is looking for players to fill their 2017 rosters for 14U and 16U teams. Interested athletes and parents should contact Bill at wclary@iCloud.com for 14U team information and Shawn at Shawndg72@hotmail.com for 16U team information.

Plex ASA U14 softball team is looking for a few more players to round out their roster, specifically a catcher and a utility player. Please contact Stacy at 497-7855 if interested.

Capital Soccer Club is seeking a U13 (2004 birth year) goalkeeper and U14 (2003 birth year) players for its elite teams playing in the Northeast Soccer League (Maple). See club information at capitalsoccerclub-nh.com. Contact Ben Stephenson at 491-3819.


Merrimack Valley Blue Storm girls’ lacrosse clinics are happening every Sunday at the Concord Sports Center. Grades preK-fifth are from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m and clinics for middle schoolers run from 7-8 p.m. Each sessions costs $15. Email kbstearns@icloud.com with any questions.

Plymouth State softball hitting, pitching and defense clinics will be held Saturday and Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon for all ages. Cost is $30 for one player. Team discounts are offered. Registration is limited. Email Bruce Addison at beaddison@plymouth.edu.

UNH volleyball clinics will be held on Wednesday and March 3. Both clinics are open to girls and boys of all ages and skill levels. Online registration is available at unhwildcats.com. Both clinics will be held from 7-9 p.m. at Lundholm Gym. Contact UNH Morgan Thatcher at morgan.thatcher@unh.edu or 862-4664.

Concord High softball will hold open workouts for all CHS students interested in playing softball. Workouts will be conducted in the Conocrd mini gym by the Crimson Tide coaching staff on Sunday from 1-3 p.m., Feb. 26 from from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; March 5 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; March 12 from 9-11 a.m.; March 19 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For more contact sawduke2@comcast.net and for schedule changes check Twitter @chstidesoftball

Cap City basketball is holding a camp from Feb. 27-March 2 at Bishop Brady High School for top players in grades 6-8. The camp will run from 12:30-3:30 p.m. and feature daily games with clocks and referees. Go to capcitybasketball.com for more.

Seacoast United Concord Indoor Sports is offering full and half day camp options over February vacation Monday-Thursday. All information can be found at seacoastunitedexpress.org/VacationPrograms/905061.ht-ml. or by contacting Devon Rabun at Drabun@seacoastunited.com, or on the phone at 603-758-7163.

UNH cheerleading Youth Clinic and High School Clinic will be held on March 4. The Youth Clinic is open to participants in grades K-8 and will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The High School Clinic is open to those in grades 9-12 and will be held from 3-7 p.m. Each clinic costs $30 and will be held at UNH’s Paul Sweet Oval in the Field House. Registration and payment are due by March 4.

Register online at unhwildcats.com or 30 minutes prior to the start of the clinic. Contact Scott Rigoli at scott.rigoli@unh.edu with questions.

UNH women’s lacrosse summer camp will be held June 26-28. The camp is open to girls entering grades 6-12 in the 2017-18 academic year. There are commuter and overnight options, both of which include meals provided at UNH dining facilities. The overnight also includes housing in UNH dormitories. Cost is $375 for the commuter option and $450 for overnight campers. There is a group/team discount available for overnight campers. Register online on the women’s lacrosse home page at unhwildcats.com. Contact UNH women’s lax assistant coach Kate Gunts with any camp specific questions or to receive the group/team discount code by calling 203-722-5335 or e-mailing kate.gunts@unh.edu.

UNH field hockey summer camps are now accepting registrations for three 2017 camps: session I (June 28-July 1), session II (July 5-8) and a youth clinic (July 6-7). Session I and II are open to junior high and high school students (as of fall 2017). There are overnight ($475) and commuter ($375) options for both sessions. The youth clinic will be held from 9-11 a.m. and is open to ages 5-12. The cost is $35 per day or $60 for both days. To register for session I and session II go to unhwildcats.com/sports/2015/6/23/Camps.aspx. For specific camp questions or to register for the Youth Clinic, please contact Ross Gorham at Ross.gorham@unh.edu or 422-2925. Please contact Carrie Kimball at ckimball@unh.edu with questions.

UNH women’s soccer camps are now open for registration. The 2017 Junior Wildcat Girls Soccer Camp will be held from July 10-13. All female players in grades 1-5 (as of the 2017-18 academic year) are invited to register. Four morning sessions will be taught by UNH women’s soccer staff and players. Each day runs from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. This session costs $180. The 2017 UNH Girls Soccer Overnight Camp will be held from July 16-19. This session is open to all female player in grades 6-12 (as of the 2017-18 academic year). The overnight option costs $530 and the commuter option totals $430. For more details go to UNHWildcats.com or contact UNH assistant coach Amanda Webb at Amanda.Webb@unh.edu.


Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord will host a skiers weekend special on Saturday and Sunday2/19 at the Sportszone in Derry at the following times: third- and fourth-grade boys and girls from 9 to 10 a.m.; seventh- and eighth-grade boys and girls from 10 to 11 a.m.; high school boys and girls from 11 a.m. to noon. For more information, email Coatesnew@hotmail.com or call 401-0082.

Cap City Basketball will be holding its AAU tryouts Saturday at Health Club Concord, 10 Garvins Falls Road. Tryout times for both boys and girls are as follows: U8, U9, U10, 4-5 p.m.; U11, U12, 5-6 p.m.; U13, U14, 6-7 p.m.’ U15, U16, U17, 7-8 p.m. The AAU teams practice two times per week and will play in five to seven tournaments. Cost for tryouts is $20.

Central Force AAU girls’ basketball tryouts will be held on March 4 and March 5 at Belmont Middle School. On March 4, grades 5-6 will be from 8-9:30 a.m., grades 7-8 will be from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and grades 9-12 will be from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. On March 5, grades 9-12 will be from noon-1:30 p.m., grades 7-8 will be from 1:30-3:30 p.m. and grades 5-6 will be from 3:30-5 p.m. Please bring a parent on the first day for paperwork. Call Mark at 340-1281 for more information.

Concord American Softball registrations will be held at the Concord Boys and Girls Club on March 6 from 5:30-7 p.m., March 8 from 5:30-7 p.m. and March 11 2:30-4 p.m. Girls who attend Beaver Meadow School or Christa McAuliffe Elementary School are eligible to participate. Cost of registration is $95 per player. Checks can be made out to: Concord American Softball League.

Concord Crew spring season registration is now open for middle school and high school students. No experience is necessary. Sign-up deadline is March 13. Contact info@concordcrew.org with questions.

Concord Northeast baseball and softball registrations are now open for the 2017 season. The program offers T-ball (ages 4-6), baseball (ages 6-12) and softball (ages 6-16). For more information email the league registrar, Pam Wicks, at pjmac228@gmail.com or visit concordnortheast.com.

Merrimack Valley Youth Baseball & Softball is accepting player registrations for the 2017 season. MVYBS serves boys ages 4-15 and girls ages 4-16 residing in Penacook, Boscawen, Webster, Salisbury, Loudon (softball only) and Andover (baseball only). Sign up online at leaguelineup.com/mvyouthball. Please contact Scott McPherson at mcphersonnh@gmail.com with any questions.

Blue Storm Sports lacrosse sign-ups are now open for boys and girls in grades 1-8. Go to bluestormsports.com to register and for more information.

Coaches needed

Bishop Brady High School has the following coaching vacancies: girls’ JV lacrosse, girls’ JV soccer and boys’ JV soccer. Please email Andy Lathrop, Director of Athletics, at alathrop@bishopbrady.edu or send information to Bishop Brady High School, 25 Columbus Ave., Concord, 03301.

Concord High School is looking for a girls’ varsity tennis coach, a boys’ freshman lacrosse coach, a girls’ varsity soccer coach, a boys’ freshman soccer coach and a boys’ JV lacrosse coach. Please send resume and three letters of reference to Steve Mello, Director of Physical Education & Sport, 170 Warren Street, Concord, NH 03301 or email:smello@sau8.org.

Franklin High School has the following coaching vacancies: head JV baseball coach and head varsity field hockey coach. Franklin Middle School is also looking for an assistant track and field coach and a head coach for field hockey. All interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and up to three references to Athletic Director Dan Sylvester at dsylvester@sau18.org.

Hopkinton High School is looking for the following spring coaches: varsity track and field, JV boys’ lacrosse and assistant varsity girls’ lacrosse. Interested applicants should send a letter and resume to Athletic Director Dan Meserve at dmeserve@hopkintonschools.org.

Hillsboro-Deering High School has the following coaching vacancies: head cross country coach, JV baseball coach and JV softball coach. Interested candidates should apply at hdsd.org.

John Stark Regional High School has the following coaching openings for the 2017-18 school year: varsity boys’ soccer and varsity football assistant. Send a current resume, letter of interest and three current letters of reference to Mark Searles, Athletic Director, John Stark Regional High School, 618 North Stark Highway, Weare, NH 03281 or via email at mark.searles@sau24.org .

Bow Memorial School is looking for a middle school cheerleading coach. Interested candidates please email Jim Kaufman at jimk@bownet.org.or call 228-2210 ext. 303.

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